No to drunk drivers
By Guardian Exclusive
27 March 2019 | 11:41 am
Volvo has announced that soon all of its new cars will come with cameras that can tell if the driver has had too much to drink. The move is part of Volvo’s broader plan to completely prevent fatalities in its vehicles, which will also include the addition of a device to limit a car's top speed.
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